Sunday, September 28, 2008

Poppy card

This card is made from SU!s blooomin' beautiful set. It's colored with copics and the flower is popped out to add dimension. A super quick card but I like how it turned out!

Friday, September 26, 2008

What Cheryl means...

What Cheryl Means
You are very open. You communicate well, and you connect with other people easily.
You are a naturally creative person. Ideas just flow from your mind.
A true chameleon, you are many things at different points in your life. You are very adaptable.

You are truly an original person. You have amazing ideas, and the power to carry them out.
Success comes rather easily for you... especially in business and academia.
Some people find you to be selfish and a bit overbearing. You're a strong person.

You are friendly, charming, and warm. You get along with almost everyone.
You work hard not to rock the boat. Your easy going attitude brings people together.
At times, you can be a little flaky and irresponsible. But for the important things, you pull it together.

You are wild, crazy, and a huge rebel. You're always up to something.
You have a ton of energy, and most people can't handle you. You're very intense.
You definitely are a handful, and you're likely to get in trouble. But your kind of trouble is a lot of fun.

You are a free spirit, and you resent anyone who tries to fence you in.
You are unpredictable, adventurous, and always a little surprising.
You may miss out by not settling down, but you're too busy having fun to care.

You are relaxed, chill, and very likely to go with the flow.
You are light hearted and accepting. You don't get worked up easily.
Well adjusted and incredibly happy, many people wonder what your secret to life is.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Teacher gifts!

I made these for Thank you gifts for the girls' teachers in June. I used Stampin up!'s Embrace life set. This was the first time Ive done the stamping onto tissue paper and creating a stamped candle and I was so thrilled with how it turned out. All the images were colored with copics and stickles were added at the end for a little sparkle! So easy! It's a project I'll definitely do again!

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Pink Cat Studio September Release

It's release day!
Be Warned! This post has a LOT of pictures!

The new Christmas Kitty set from Pink Cat Studio is being released TODAY!
Isn't it adorable? I just love all the images and how versatile it is for cards and projects throughout the year!

I love the angel kitty that I made another card with her. I masked her and then sponged the navy around her. Added flock, diamond glaze and stickles. The little gold starbursts are an additional stamp in the set and are perfect for this little angel!

As soon as I saw this set I thought the tree would be so cute flocked in green so that's what I did on this little card. The glittery brads are some more of the doodlebug sugared brads. They are just perfect for the ornaments!

The last card here kind of happened but accident! I wanted to try a never-ending card that I saw on Dawn's blog and happened to have the Christmas kitty set out, so I used it and just LOVED how it turned out so much I decided to use it for one of my classes in september! All 3 of my girls can't stop playing with it!

Hope you enjoyed all the cards! I had so much fun being a guest DT member! Thanks so much Melissa for this opportunity!

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Pink Cat Studio sept release day 2!

The next 2 Pink Cat Studio images in the release are the kitty in the christmas tree and the kitty with the fish bowl. Here's what I came up with:

I love the kitty in the christmas tree! I think she's so funny! She is colored with copics again and then all the ornaments were decorated with stickles and once that was dry I gave them a thin layer of diamond glaze. Copic markers are perfect for this because they don't run AT ALL when you put stickles or diamond glaze over them! I layered the image with the green and red cardstock and then attached them to a tent style card. At the last minute I decided to try my hand at piercing the corners and messed up the last one! Go figure! Despite my mess up I love how sparkly the ornaments and shiny the candycanes came out!
The next image is the Kitty with the fish bowl. This is another image in the set that can be either christmas or non-christmas. The santa hat in the first picture is cut out and attached to make it a christmas card.

I intentionally used exactly the same papers, colors and layout in both cards to show you how easy it is to change it into a christmas card! She is colored with copics and the eyes are covered with diamond glaze (I think this really makes them pop and looks super cool!). The christmas kitty is flocked the non-christmas isn't (for no other reason than to show you that it's optional!)

The second I saw this image I wanted to do my bext to make the fishbowl look glass! So I stamed it with stazon onto a piece of acetate, cut it out and attached it to the card with diamond glaze. I love how that glass-like look is captured in the first picture! I tried to re-create that with the other pics, but that wasn't happening! I have since tried just covering the fishbowl with diamond glaze and it aslo works just as well! The brads are sugared brads (I think they are by doodlebug!)

Monday, September 8, 2008

Pink Cat sept release day 1!

To say I was excited when Melissa asked me to be one of Septembers guest designers for Pink Cat Studio is a TOTAL understatement! I was over the moon! I absolutely love their images and the Christmas Kitty set is no exception! So here is 2 of the images in the new set....

The Christmas angel is so cute! She is lightly colored with copic markers and then her body was flocked with white fun flock. Her wings were stickled and then fun flocked so they sparkle underneath. Her Halo, dress and horn were colored with spica glitter pens and then the horn, halo and collar got a coat of diamond glaze. The ovals are cut with nestabilities and the shadow was then sponged. The daisies are one of the new cuttlebug border embossing folders with sugar brads (doodlebug I think!). I added more stickles to the outside of the oval and the daisies for extra sparkle!
I used the kitty with the gift twice to show how versatile she is! The first one is an everyday card and the second a christmas card. Both are colored with copics again and the grey cat is flocked. The gift is paper pieced to coordinate with the paper on the card.

The santa hat is one of the stamps in the set and is really what turns the christmas card into a christmas card! The holly was hand cut and the berries are just sticky gems that I had in my stash!